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What does B/V stand for?

B/V stands for Bleed Valve

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Axial compressors require dedicated anti-surge systems including five protection arrangements: 1) the anti-surge valves, 2) the hot-gas-bypass valves, 3) the inter-stage bleed valve (IBV), 4) the inlet guide vanes (IGV) system, and 5) the speed variation.
Bleeding them is easy - simply put a radiator key or small screwdriver (depending on the type of hole) into the bleed valve on the radiator and open the valve to let out the air.
PARKER Hannifin's Instruments Products Division is set to highlight at the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary, Canada, next month the latest additions to its extensive monoflange and Pro-Bloc ranges of block and bleed valves, including versions that comply with the Class A ultra-low-emission requirements of the international ISO 15848 standard.
Turn the key anticlockwise in the bleed valve at the top of the radiator and you'll hear a hissing sound, which is the sound of the air releasing.